Mount Kinabalu (4095m) January 2015

Mount Kinabalu is known as the highest peak in South East Asia (SEA). It is situated in Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. However, in recent years, Khakaborazi in Myanmar has become very popular with people and it is now actually the highest peak in SEA. Nonetheless, many people still flock to Sabah to climb Mount Kinabalu … Continue reading Mount Kinabalu (4095m) January 2015

Mount Rinjani Trek (3726m) – August 2014

Gunung Rinjani or better known as Mount Rinjani is the second highest volcano in Indonesia. It is one of the most beautiful treks to do in the region (in my perspective) and definitely one summit that is worth to go. To get to Rinjani, one must first take a flight to Lombok directly or to … Continue reading Mount Rinjani Trek (3726m) – August 2014

Mera Peak Winter Climb

Mera Peak was a mountain that I had planned to ascend since December 2013 when I actually felt that I wanted a challenge that was within my ability but as the same time, would have given me a tough climb. After leading the Stok Kangri expedition in Ladakh in June 2014, I decided that this … Continue reading Mera Peak Winter Climb

Climbing Stok Kangri (6153m)

Stok Kangri was a peak, which I tried last year without any support from guides, ponies or donkeyman except for one day. I had tried, failed and was ready to attempt it once more. This year, my team and I called Team Stok-ed, went to climb this peak in the Indian Himalayas. Ladakh is a … Continue reading Climbing Stok Kangri (6153m)

Nepal Winter Mountain Marathon – Pisang Peak 6091 metres

After Yala Peak, I awaited for Samie Vu to arrive from Singapore. Having just finished Yala Peak, Norman and I took time to rest thoroughly, having good massages and proper food in Kathmandu. On the 22nd of December, the time woukd come for us to take a mini jeep directly to Chame. It took about … Continue reading Nepal Winter Mountain Marathon – Pisang Peak 6091 metres

Welcome to Ladakh!

Ladakh is a beautiful country, with the main selling points as the scenic landscape as well the humbling atmosphere portrayed by the ladakh people. We had initially planned to do two climbs; Kang Yatse II as well as Stok Kangri. Stok was supposed to be a warm up for me and Cloud and then when … Continue reading Welcome to Ladakh!

Climbing Mount Ancohuma in Bolivia

This was the Official Video Trailer of my South American Trip in July. This is my account of the climbing trip of 5 days and 4 nights up Mount Ancohuma. (All of the pictures were not taken by me and I do not own these photos. It was taken by our climbing guide Juancho who … Continue reading Climbing Mount Ancohuma in Bolivia

South America, Here I come!!!

My buddy Cloud and myself have been contemplating the idea of backpacking in South America ever since we left college (Republic Polytechnic). But, we had to serve our nation as soldiers, as every Singaporean son does. People might have went through an easy National Service in Singapore but I have to say that mine wasn't … Continue reading South America, Here I come!!!

Climbing Gunung Kerinchi 2008

Welcome to my first post of Climbs. So after Kinabalu, I had to do another climb. In came Gunung Kerinchi and standing at 3805 metres, it was not only the highest peak in the whole of Sumatra, it was also the highest volcano in Indonesia amongst 150+ others. After Climbing Kerinchi, I felt a strong … Continue reading Climbing Gunung Kerinchi 2008